Insight and Analysis

With bye weeks behind them, it’s full speed ahead for the Riders

August 22, 2017 | Ian Hamilton
The Saskatchewan Roughriders hope they’ve learned their lesson coming off their second bye week of the season. More from Ian Hamilton of

Cauz: The Argos and the CFL need a healthy Ricky Ray

August 21, 2017 | Matthew Cauz
Like we saw in Week 9, the Argos are much better off with Ricky Ray in their lineup. Same goes for the CFL, writes Matthew Cauz.

Quarterback Index: The return of Ricky Ray

August 21, 2017 | Staff
After a one-week hiatus, Ricky Ray was back doing what he does best in Week 9. More on him, Matt Nichols and others in this week’s QB Index.

Landry’s 5 takeaways from Week 9

August 21, 2017 | Don Landry
From Ricky Ray having no issues with his shoulder to the BC Lions’ weird formation in the red zone,’s Don Landry has his takeaways from Week 9.

Ferguson: What the John Chick trade means for the Ticats, Esks

August 21, 2017 | Marshall Ferguson
After the somewhat shocking trade of John Chick from the Ticats to the Esks,’s Marshall Ferguson gives his take on what it means for both clubs.

Ray: Our team played really well

August 19, 2017 | Staff
Toronto quarterback Ricky Ray was happy with his team’s effort in a 38-6 win over the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday afternoon at BMO Field.

Dickenson: Hopefully we turn the corner

August 19, 2017 | Staff
Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson was less than thrilled with his team’s effort in a 21-17 win over BC on Friday night.

Nye: Why a win tonight is so critical for the BC Lions

August 18, 2017 | Jamie Nye’s Jamie Nye argues that after Winnipeg’s upset win over the Esks last night, it is not the BC Lions’ turn to make a statement when they host the perennial powerhouse ...

Ferguson: A closer look at two of the CFL’s best play-callers

August 17, 2017 | Marshall Ferguson
For’s Marshall Ferguson, no offensive coordinator brings more creativity and imagination to the field than Carson Walch and Paul LaPolice.

Nye: Adams adds new piece to Riders’ QB puzzle

August 16, 2017 | Jamie Nye
How does Vernon Adams fit into the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ plans at quarterback?’s Jamie Nye breaks it down following Tuesday’s trade.

Despite redzone bumps, Bombers offence finding its rhythm

August 15, 2017 | Ed Tait
There are no moral victories in defeat, just as there should be no asterisks in victory. And so even though the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 39-12 win Saturday night in Steeltown wasn’t without its ...

Cauz: Riders, Lions leave us more questions than answers

August 15, 2017 | Matthew Cauz
After the Riders flipped the script for their Week 8 win over the Lions, the two teams have left us more questions than answers. Matthew Cauz writes.

Roughriders head into bye week on a high

August 14, 2017 | Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders head into their bye week riding the wave from a big win over the BC Lions.

Quarterback Index: Fast ride up for Glenn

August 14, 2017 | Staff
Kevin Glenn is back in the top five while Matt Nichols continues to win his team football games. Who else is headed where in this week’s Quarterback Index?

Nye: 3 keys for the Riders in their rematch with the Lions

August 12, 2017 | Jamie Nye
For the Riders to make the playoffs, they’ll have to be better against western opponents.’s Jamie Nye weighs in on a Week 8 rematch with BC.

Durant: We didn’t move the ball like we wanted to

August 11, 2017 | Staff
The veterans of the Montreal Alouettes offence were frustrated with their second-half performance in Friday’s 21-9 win against Toronto.

Trestman: We have to play clean football

August 11, 2017 | Staff
Argos head coach Marc Trestman pointed to his team’s penalty woes as a major factor in Toronto’s 21-9 defeat Friday in Montreal.

Ferguson: The game within the game

August 10, 2017 | Marshall Ferguson
Sometimes, football can be a game within a game. Sometimes the game goes from checkers to chess.’s Marshall Ferguson writes.

Cauz: Why the REDBLACKS will still win the East

August 8, 2017 | Matthew Cauz
Despite their 1-5-1 start, it’s far too early to write off the defending Grey Cup Champions. Matthew Cauz is even willing to take it a step further.

Quarterback Index: Nichols joins the elite

August 7, 2017 | Staff
Matt Nichols is playing his way into the upper echelon of Canadian Football League quarterbacks. More in this week’s Quarterback Index.